Thursday Night Talk: News! with Chuck Rogers

Apr 24, 2018

Chuck Rogers joins Eric Kirk to discuss the latest in national politics including the Cohen raids, potential talks with North Korea, the President blocking his own cabinet's effort to sanction Russia, as well as the anticipated blue wave in November's election including a potentially earth-shaking Senate race upset in Texas.  

Are guns in schools a good idea?

A teacher, a school superintendent, a school resource officer, and a retired FBI agent talked with host Eric Kirk about keeping students safe. 

On this 50th anniversary year of the Fair Housing Act, host Eric Kirk discusses the act's successes, failures, and future with College of the Redwoods Professor Ryan Emenaker. 

Photo: Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

What does it mean to believe in God, and what does it mean to be a person of faith in a society which resists the very concept?  Reverend Bryan Jessup of the Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship joins Eric Kirk to discuss faith in 21st century America.

Thursday Night Talk: Year-in-Review

Dec 26, 2017

2017...oh, that was the year that was! On Thursday Night Talk, Brenda Starr hosts the hosts of Thursday Night Talk to discuss their shows, topics, and guests from 2017 and sneak peek our public affairs program for the new year. 

Thursday Night Talk: Politics with Chuck and Eric

Dec 12, 2017

Chuck Rogers joins Eric Kirk to discuss the Alabama election results, Senator Gillibrand's call for the President's resignation, the growing Republican calls to fire Robert Mueller, whether the December fires will impact climate change politics, and other political issues of the day.

On Thursday Night Talk, Bruce Pollard, comic book aficionado joins Eric to discuss the social, historical, and cultural significance of mainstream comic books from the 1960s to present.

Thursday Night Talk: Covfefe

Jun 6, 2017

Veteran campaign reporter Chuck Rogers joins host Eric Kirk to talk politics: local, national and international. Also, covfefe... 

Thursday Night Talk: Critical Thinking

May 10, 2017

In this age of fake news, alternative facts, and political spin, learning and practicing critical thinking can be our best cognitive self-defense strategy. Co-hosts of KMUD's "Thinking Clearly," Julia Minton and Bob Froelich joined Eric Kirk on Thursday Night Talk.

Thursday Night Talk: Post-Soviet Russia

Apr 12, 2017
Woodrow Wilson International Center

Professor Matthew Derrick joins host Eric Kirk to examine the progression from the Cold War through the fall of the Soviet Union to Putin's Russia. "People want to talk to me more about that part of the world than ever now," says Derrick, whose research explores the era and geographic region that relate to the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991.  

Centro del Pueblo

"How do our children get treated fairly in the schools, how do they not get suspended and expelled at disproportionate rates,  how are our families incorporated into our educational system ... I think that those are some of the challenges we face as a county as a region," says Renee Saucedo of Centro del Pueblo.

Thursday Night Talk: At Standing Rock

Dec 7, 2016
Konrad Fisher

As the Dakota Access Pipeline conflict continues to heat up in the cold of pending winter Eric Kirk discusses the issues of petroleum, water safety, indigenous rights and sovereignty, and the very right to protest. Eric's guests include Konrad Fisher of Klamath Riverkeeper who has just returned from Standing Rock. Tune in and call in December 8 beginning at 7:00.

Thursday Night Talk: Know Your Ballot

Oct 31, 2016

Take a deep dive into your ballot with a lawyer, a professor, and the KHSU audience.   Eric Kirk and Professor Josh Meisel discuss the last lap of this very unusual election campaign season, with emphasis on the down-ticket races, ballot initiatives, and local elections, as well as any election-related topics of callers' choice.